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outgrow

[ out-groh ]
/ 藢a蕣t藞gro蕣 /
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verb (used with object), out路grew, out路grown, out路grow路ing.
to grow too large for: to outgrow one's clothes.
to leave behind or lose in the changes incident to development or the passage of time: She outgrew her fear of the dark.
to surpass in growing: watching one child outgrow another.
verb (used without object), out路grew, out路grown, out路grow路ing.
Archaic. to grow out; burst forth; protrude.
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Origin of outgrow

First recorded in 1585鈥95; out- + grow
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British Dictionary definitions for outgrow

outgrow
/ (藢a蕣t藞伞r蓹蕣) /

verb -grows, -growing, -grew or -grown (tr)
to grow too large for (clothes, shoes, etc)
to lose (a habit, idea, reputation, etc) in the course of development or time
to grow larger or faster than
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